[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER

The music industry waited with bated breath a few weeks ago as the shortlist was announced for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Traditionally the annual event’s purpose is to celebrate albums as a whole body of work while providing a snapshot of the year in music. This means the list is always typically diverse, andContinue reading “[FEATURE] MERCURY PRIZE 2015 – WHAT WE THOUGHT + THE WINNER”

[NEWS] JAMIE XX AND YOUNG TURKS OPEN UP GOOD TIMES STORE IN DALSTON

Jamie XX and Young Turks have taken the term ‘pop–up shop’ global with the opening of Good Times Store in London, as announced on both their Instagrams late last week.   After its New York success in the summer, Good Times Store has crossed the Atlantic to offer merchandise, shirts and a selection of records from the record store Kristina, which is an XX favourite. Signed vinyls, samples from the album In Colour, and “other assorted gems“ will also be on sale.  FollowingContinue reading “[NEWS] JAMIE XX AND YOUNG TURKS OPEN UP GOOD TIMES STORE IN DALSTON”

[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED

Slaves, Wolf Alice, ESKA and Florence + The Machine are just a few of the 12 artists that have been nominated for this years Mercury Awards for Album of the Year. Young Fathers claimed the Mercury Prize last year for debut LP Dead. This year the bookies had announced Everything Everything to be the favourites toContinue reading “[NEWS] SURPRISE RESULTS AS THE MERCURY PRIZE NOMINATIONS ARE REVEALED”

[NEWS] DISCLOSURE & RUDIMENTAL ANNOUNCED WILDLIFE FESTIVAL

Disclosure and Rudimental have announced that they have set up their very own festival. Wild Life, that will take place at Brighton City Airport on June 6th and 7th will feature a carefully curated lineup with such acts as George Ezra, Maya Jane Coles, Andy C and Jamie XX alongside some seriously big names inContinue reading “[NEWS] DISCLOSURE & RUDIMENTAL ANNOUNCED WILDLIFE FESTIVAL”